A SILVER-PLATED COCKTAIL SHAKER IN THE FORM OF THE ‘BOSTON LIGHT’
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A SILVER-PLATED COCKTAIL SHAKER IN THE FORM OF THE ‘BOSTON LIGHT’

MARK OF MERIDEN SILVER PLATE CO., MERIDEN, CT, 20TH CENTURY

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A SILVER-PLATED COCKTAIL SHAKER IN THE FORM OF THE ‘BOSTON LIGHT’
MARK OF MERIDEN SILVER PLATE CO., MERIDEN, CT, 20TH CENTURY
Tapering cylindrical, with windows, railing and architectural details, marked under base, also numbered ‘343’ and inscribed ‘Patented Jan. 11, 1927’
13 ½ in. (34.3 cm.) high

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The iconic Boston Light, located on Little Brewster Island in outer Boston Harbor, was the first lighthouse in North America. Built in 1716 and destroyed during the American Revolution, the lighthouse was rebuilt in 1783. Today it is the second oldest working lighthouse in the USA and a designated historic landmark. A larger version of this cocktail shaker sold in these Rooms 17 May 2012, lot 166.
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